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Welcome to Skriðuklaustur

May12

Rámur Rámason - exhibition

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ramurramasonRámur Rámason in Art without Boundaries. New exhibition will be opened in gallery Klaustur next Saturday 14th May at 14.00. On the exibition are embroidered works by Erla Björk Sigmundsdóttir who works and lives in the ecovillage Sólheimar in South Iceland, a sustainable community known for its artistic and ecological atmosphere. Erla works in diverse art techniques, and as well as making art, studies music and plays in a bell quire. She is also a member of the Sólheimar Theatre Group. Erla has since 2010 worked extensively at Sólheimar weaving workshop, embroidering in her own particular way, choosing both figurative and abstract motifs, as well as making three-dimensional works. Coordinator of the Sólheimar weaving workshop is Karen Ósk Sigurðardóttir. Erla has participated in the nationwide yearly artfestival Art without Boundaries, and in the last years her works have gained great admiration for their original beauty, expression and vigour. The exhibition is in collaboration with Safnasafnið in Eyjafjörður and will be open from 12:00-17:00 every day until 31st May.

 
May03

Open every day in May

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skriduklaustur springThe springtime is here and therefore it will be open at Skriduklaustur in May every day from 12:00 - 17:00. Exhibitions and guided tour concerning the medieval monastery and Gunnar Gunnarsson. New items for sale in our gift shop. And of course Klausturkaffi restaurant is open and offers lunch and cake buffet every day. On 14th May we will open a textile exhibition by   Erla Björk Sigmundsdóttir in gallery Klaustur as part of the national project Art without Borders.

 
Apr12

Gold, silver and other metals

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steinunnkrOn the First day of Summer, 21st April at 16:00, archaeologist Steinunn Kristjánsdóttir will speak about newest analysis and research concerning the medieval monastery at Skriðuklaustur. She will reveal interesting results from analysis of the bone collection from the cemetery and also give insight to her search for the items that where taken from the monasteries by time of Reformation and transported to Denmark.  The lecture will be in Icelandic but all are welcome. Free entrance. Klausturkaffi will be open for cake buffet from 14:00.

 
Apr01

Open every day in April

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Sandra Issa sýnir í gallerí KlaustriThe cultural centre and café will be open every day in April at these hours: Weekdays 12pm-3pm and weekends 2pm-5pm. Klausturkaffi has a menu but will offer lunch buffet on weekdays and cake buffet on weekends. Our temporary exhibitions in April are the Willow project, an exhibition from students in product design and in gallery Klaustur the lebanese-belgium artist Sandra Issa exhibits her drawings and sculpture under the title From Beirut to Brussells. If you want to visit us at other hours please have contact.

 
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June - August: Open daily 10am - 6pm

May & September: Open daily 12am - 5pm

October - April: Open occasionally. Ask for information.

Skriðuklaustur is in Fljótsdalur valley at the upper end of Lagarfljót lake - right by the highland road to Snæfell and Kárahnjúkar. Map

39 km from Egilsstaðir

11 km from Hallormsstaður forest

5 km from Hengifoss waterfall

A Visitor's centre for Vatnajökull National Park is also at Skriðuklaustur.

 
Adults (museum & guide) 1000 kr
Children under 16 accompanied by adults 0 kr
Students 750 kr
Senior citizens / disabled 500 kr
Groups (20+) 800 kr
Guided tour of the archsite for groups (10>)
Adults 500 kr
Children under 16 accompanied by adults 0 kr

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...we all are nothing but

seaborne bodies...

on the shore of life.

Shore of Life 1915


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